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The Voyage of the Basilisk Audiobook

The Voyage of the Basilisk: A Memoir by Lady Trent

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Devoted readers of Lady Trent's earlier memoirs, A Natural History of Dragons and The Tropic of Serpents, may believe themselves already acquainted with the particulars of her historic voyage aboard the Royal Survey ship Basilisk, but the true story of that illuminating, harrowing, and scandalous journey has never been revealed - until now.

Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Isabella embarks on her most ambitious expedition yet: a two-year trip around the world to study all manner of dragons in every place they might be found. From feathered serpents sunning themselves in the ruins of a fallen civilization to the mighty sea serpents of the tropics, these creatures are a source of both endless fascination and frequent peril. Accompanying her is not only her young son, Jake, but a chivalrous foreign archaeologist whose interests converge with Isabella's in ways both professional and personal.

Science is, of course, the primary objective of the voyage, but Isabella's life is rarely so simple. She must cope with storms, shipwrecks, intrigue, and warfare, even as she makes a discovery that offers a revolutionary new insight into the ancient history of dragons.

©2015 Bryn Neuenschwander (P)2015 Macmillan Audio

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    This series is exceptionally well written and performed. The reader is perfect - I think I've enjoyed it more by listening to her than I would have if I'd read it myself. I can't wait for the fourth book. Isabella is my hero. All young women should read this and be inspired by her.

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    E. Kerwin Colorado Springs,CO 04-27-15 Member Since 2014
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    Isabella is a most credible naturalist with fascinating adventures in her career. Looking forward to the next in the series.

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    "Another great installment"

    Marie Brennan delivers another volume of adventure, which Kate Reading brings to life.

    If you enjoy dragons, period adventures, or witty memoirs (like Richard Feynman's), this is a series to try. This volume, set on a journey around the globe, feels a little more rushed than the previous two books, but was still really enjoyable.

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